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Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
can be the winners here. there are a lot of horses in this race. there was bristol-myers, abbott labs, gilead, merck, johnson & johnson, aventis. six months ago bristol-myers was in the definite lead. but one of the patients taking their hep c drug in the clinical trial had a heart attack. and the company put the whole trial on hold first and then subsequently announced they were discontinuing the whole program and the stock got hammered, just hammered. don't get me wrong, i still think that bristol-myers is the best growth story in big pharma and it's got a glorious 4.1% yield, bought the stock when the stock got hit. but it's no longer the best way to play hepatitis. after bristol-myers dropped out of the race, the fda also halted testing of another drug. based on similar side effects, that was enough to knock that one off. the main ones are abbott labs, merck, j & j. those are huge drug companies and these drugs might be too small versus the overall size of the companies. vertex has something. their pipeline is too early and there's limited data. that leaves us with two more ponies
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
unaware of the flaw. >> there is business ini'der reports marisa myer is making change whitz comes to the way the company will roll out products saying myer is demanding products shipped out and generate $100 million dollars or the bottom line. if that can't happen yahoo reportedly won't bother with the product. and san francisco expanded plastic bag ban is just around the corner now there is no retailers in the city will be allowed to offer you plastic. and retailers will be charging customers so cents for a paper or kpoftable tag. in july, the man will expand to increase restaurants as well. >> weekend is here and that is now going away. >> there is a little bit cooler and not this cool this is going to disappear, it's going to heat up. you're looking at a live puck tour of the fog layer there this is for those of you that don't like the hot weather don't worry, it's not starting just yet. you can see the bay and coast and they're socked in at this hour, temperatures mid to upper 50s. you can see why it's been so chilly at the coast and inland areas like antioch only 84 this afterno
Sep 26, 2012 5:30am EDT
drinking and watchhngg football whee private isaac young got the hiccups.that's myers held a gun to young's k head.. o trr and scare him. myers apparennlyythouggt there were dummy rrunds in the gun... bbt when the gun went off a reel bullet hit young in the face.he died on the way to charged with manslaughter. one in our young people are now so overweight... they can't join the military.ttat's according to a new repoot from phe advocacy ggrup "mission: retired military leaders is &pspeaking out... calling it a national security issue.the group has been working to get rid of junk food in schools... which it says is part of the problem.each year... the defense department spends an eetimated one-billion-dollars on obesity-related mediial pare for active duty members, theii families and veterans. f you can't get by each ans. morning ithhut your cup of joe... you're not alone. alone.according to a new survey... most professionals feel more productive at wook... when theyydrink coffee. wwrkers who drink thh most... are food preparation and service workers.also on the list are scientiits, sales re
Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
. patrick feeks of edgewater will be buried this afternoon at the fort myers memorial chapel. -- he will be there will be a memorial for him at fort myers memorial chapel and then he will be buried at arlington national. >> officials are getting rid of trees through friday between norwood drive and cumberland avenue during the daytime to keep the old trees from falling on cars, but it means one lane of wisconsin avenue will be closed. >> pickup trucks are driving u.s. automobile sales. >> and fedex delivers bad news on the economy. linda bell has more. >> good morning. the u.s. government is still bleeding money. the treasury department says it just hit $16 trillion for the first time ever. republicans and democrats continue to debate on ways to trim the deficit. 10 years ago but that was just over $6 trillion. fedex has slowing economic growth hurting demand. fedex it moves goods all over the globe and is a bellwether for the economy. automobile sales are picking up. pickup trucks carry u.s. auto sales to their highest level in years, led by ford. firliving social has a daily deal letting
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
luckier than the waitress here at woodlands cafe in fort myers florida. before coming to hear michelle had a hard time securing a j. mainly because it came to mistakes. it was almost nothing on the menu that she had not tried. >> a little carolyn ... >> as a result of predictions that a state took away all three of her kids and she has been sober five years now but says that most employers do not want that baggage. >> did you think anyone would give you another chance? >> i did not. >> it was not just heard that got a chance, the owner gave the cook a chance, and john the delivery man. >> i was a crack cocaine addict. >> in fact just about everyone that works here is a recovering addict or opera hall like which makes you wonder, what are you thinking gwendolyn? >> tall staff has admitted to stealing. >> they have. >> they admitted to being out of control? >> yes. >> you ignore all that, why? >> i like to see them get better. >> obviously that was part of the answer ... >> what are you thinking? >> i have been very lucky, and i want people to have what i have. >> gwendolyn howard is a recov
Sep 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
report from our senior investigative correspondent lisa myers. >> reporter: bradley birkenfeld is an american banker who spent much of his life in switzerland, helping americans hide their riches in a swiss bank. in 2007 he went to the u.s. government and secretly provided information which ultimately led to swiss bank, ubs to pay a $780 million penalty, and turn over the names of 4,000 u.s. taxpayers with secret accounts in switzerland. today his lawyers announced the irs has rewarded birkenfeld with what's believed to be the largest whistle blower award ever. $104 million. citing his exceptional cooperation. >> with $5 billion collected so far, the award to brad is less than two cents on the dollar for every dollar collected by the treasury. >> reporter: after birkenfeld blew the whistle, he was prosecuted for failing to come completely clean about his own actions to help a client avoid taxes. he's now on home confinement, serving the end of a prison sentence. he and others argued the prosecution was unjust. >> this was the largest tax fraud case in the world, and i sacrificed my r
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Sep 27, 2012 1:30am PDT
. larry myers as a thank you for all of his inspiration." is this stupid? this is just stupid. who's dr. larry myers? nobody. doesn't matter. just my high school drama teacher. this is just-- it's dumb. like, why would we put such stupid stuff in here, and also we bur-buried it, and then we opened it ten years later? what, are you supposed to just, oh, bury it, open right up, and not give yourself any time to fulfill any kind of dreams or-- the whole thing's dumb. like, cider house rules? okay. hormones. - wow. - she's all worked up. i think it was-- it's the failure. it's the sadness. what else is in there? uh, oh, old pictures! old pictures! - pictures! - oh, look at that! the gang. whew. who's this jag-off? look. oh, that's schmidty! - schmidty! - he was the fourth member of our crew. there was another member of the gang? oh, yeah, dude. i miss him, dude. why did we ditch him in the first place? - i can't remember. - i don't know. eh, he wasn't a good fit. remember? you know? kind of got on our nerves. he didn't get on my nerves. no, he never got on my nerves. i actually really loved
Sep 23, 2012 11:00am PDT
of msnbc's "morning joe," joe scarborough and dee dee myers and chuck todd about what new polls in the battleground states tell us about the race. >>> good sunday morning, election day is 44 days away. but early voting starts soon in several key battleground states. polls showing a small pool of undecided voters left. it's important for mitt romney as he tries to steady his campaign before the all-important presidential debates begin october 3rd. joining me two top surrogates, democratic governor of massachusetts, duvall patrick and the republican senator from new hampshire, kelly ayotte. good to have you here. a lot to get to. let's start with the issue of taxes and mitt romney's tax returns he released showing in 2011 he paid an effective tax rate of 14%. he didn't have a job, this was interest income. governor, should this end the debate or should there be more? >> i understand people's interest in and in fact curiosity about mitt romney's tax returns. think it was his dad who said that tax returns for presidential candidates should be produced way back many years and i think he
Sep 30, 2012 5:05am EDT
biden speakes said a campaign rally in the fort myers, florida. this is about 40 minutes. >> all right. thank you very much. thank you so very much. it is great to be back in fort myers. i always joke. a man should always have two things. a brother with a place in florida, and a brother in law with a pickup truck. for the long this time my brother had a place here in fort myers. i got to come down here all of the time. and then he sold it. i have not spoken to him since. i am only kidding. since i have been here a number of times over the last 20 years -- do you mind if i take my coat off? ok. thank you very much. when i got here and i was introduced to jamie, i thought she was my sister a lot. she looks like my sister-in-law kelly more than you can imagine. thank you for the introduction. thank you for the hard work you have under way. all of the for being here on a saturday morning. i want to get right to it. the fact of the matter is, you know as well as i do that this country is facing the starkest choice for president that we have faced at least in my memory. now that gov. romney
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
steven lee myers. and daniel byman, director of the center for peace and security studies at georgetown university. steven lee myers, let me start with you. two top administration officials say it was terrorism. one makes a direct link to an al qaeda group but how much and what exactly is known at this point about the attack in benghazi? >> well, i think administration is clearly trying to learn more. from the first day they've launched an investigation headed by the f.b.i., of course. then you have an internal review. and they've been very careful not to jump to conclusions, if you will. and that's led them to sort of change-- not change, evolve their story a little bit each day. you learn a little bit more. the question of whether or not it was a terrorist attack. initially it seemed to be more of a mob or riot that was prompted by the video that's been circulating and causing protests across the region. that now seems not to have been the case. it seems to have been a much more organized attack that was perhaps sparked by the video but not a spontaneous protest as initiall
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, north carolina. dee dee myers served at press secretary in the clinton white house. steve schmidt 'twas senior start jest for the failed mccain/palin campaign in at that time. not because of him. he's also msnbc political analyst. bill clinton's already been out there talking tonight. we have a clip from "the nightly news." let's watch bill clinton this evening. we don't have it yet. even though as advertised we were going to have it. >> i was honored when he asked me to nominate him. i hope what i can do, because we did have a good economy, because we did have a long expansion on history, is explain why i think his approach is right and it will pay off if we renew his contract. and explain why the economy he faced was much weaker and different than the one i faced. so that there is no way any president, no president, could have restored it to full health in just four years. >> you know, i love it when bill clinton, former president, your boss, puts those big hands out there, those big hands and he starts to explain. tonight is he going to explain the economic situation we face to
Sep 29, 2012 10:00am EDT
biden. he is touring through florida. and a stop in fort myers as part of his swing through the state. join us for live coverage of the vice president at 11:40 a.m. eastern here on c-span. >> every generation in our history has worked and sacrificed to leave a better country to their children or grandchildren and future generations. we were then a spending their money. we are now even more, much more spending their money. and we are leaving them a mess. it will be very difficult to deal with. and if we are about week, just think if -- comes to take us over. the last thing i want to see is our country taken over because we are so financially weak. we are on the edge of the cliff. we have got to start fixing it now. otherwise, we are living a disaster to our children and grandchildren. we could even lose our country. >> ross perot interviewed by richard wolf. find the article in "usa today" on monday and on next and the national survey on use of illegal drugs, alcohol and tobacco. was published by the substance abuse and mental health services administration, part of
Sep 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
premiere of "saturday night live." it's coming up this weekend. seth myers is here, he's going to tell us what to expect. they've got three new cast members and a whole lot going on. we're going to check in with seth in a minute. >>> let's go inside, natalie standing by at the news desk with all of the headlines. natalie? >>> good morning, everyone. police in berlin say part of the u.s. consulate in berlin was evacuated this morning as a precaution after a man arrived with suspicious paperwork. up to three consulate staff members then complained about respiratory problems. the unidentified man was being questioned by german authorities. this as anti-american unrest escalates in the middle east this morning. protesters stormed the u.s. embassy in yemen's capital city. they set fires, they smashed windows outside the compound before breaking through the main gate. the u.s. diplomatic personnel were moved to a secure location. >>> an anti-islam film produced in the u.s. is being cited as the trigger for the violence. and that same internet film is blamed for inciting protests in egyp
Sep 29, 2012 11:50pm EDT
speaks in fort myers, florida, part of his two-day tour in this battleground state. this is 40 minutes. ♪ >> it's good to see you all! it's great to be with you all. god love you. all right. thank you very much. thank you. thank you all so very, very much. it is great to be back in fort myers. i tell you what, i was joking, a man should always have a brother-in-law that lives in florida, and two, a brother-in-law with a pick-up truck. so all these years my brother has lived in fort myers, and i got to come down here all the time. then he sold his place here, and i haven't spoken to him since. no, i'm only kidding. i'm only kidding. since i've been here -- do you mind if i take my coat off? thank you very much. all right. i got here and i was introduced to jamie, i thought jamie was my sister-in-law. she looks like my sister-in-law more than you can imagine. but thank you for the hard work you have done, and all of you for being here on a saturday morning. folks, look, i want to get right to it here with you all. the fact of the matter is, you know as well as i do, this countr
Sep 18, 2012 3:00pm EDT
tornadoes in washington, d.c., philadelphia, new york. we'll talk to chad myer watching the latest from the weather center. chad, talk to me. what's going on. >> getting dark in d.c. and getting hammered in northern virginia. yeah, from manassas, fairfax, winds 50 miles per hour. couple of power lines are down. we already know that. washington, d.c. seeing -- here is a live shot of the nation's capital. this wasn't raining just about ten minutes ago. now it is pouring down rain. the other shot too we have of the washington monument, i can get that for you here in a second. the weather is moving right into d.c. right now. there is the nation's capital, that little square, part of a square, because virginia took it back. here you go back to baltimore, severe thunderstorm warning for you, all the way down toward fredericksburg. you will see that. that is a big line of weather headed your way. let's see if i can get to that, this other camera, there is the d.c. camera, the white house and then here, that was somewhere in there is the washington monument. i saw it a little bit ago. it is rig
Sep 21, 2012 3:00pm EDT
, beautiful little parade. >> chad myers, come back once we see endeavor land at l.a.x. we'll walk through the live pictures on our watch. >>> top of the hour, now this. and top of the hour, i'm brooke baldwin. the big story we're working in the world of politics, that being the fact that right now online the mitt romney campaign is in fact releasing the 2012 tax returns. questions now, how will the details of his taxes actually play into what is happening here politically as we are now, you know, less than seven weeks away from that november 6th date. we have christine romans, we also have candy crowley standing by to talk a little bit about the political ramifications. candy crowley to you what do you make of all this, coming out today? >> reporter: well, it is friday. and tradition has it, if you have something you want to bury, you put it out on friday. but if you look at these things, there is nothing in it that we don't already know. mitt romney is a very wealthy man. mitt romney makes most of his money from investments, meaning the lower tax rate applies. i think it was -- effective tax
Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
people. amgen, bristol-myers, pfizer. they have a new ceo coming in next month. where will he take the company? >> i never understood. this company is so despised, jim, and i've got to tell you, i think in the end while it doesn't have a lot of growth i don't think out's a bad buy here. just for the record, i like bristol-myers a lot more. questcore may be a battlefield. it's a new product that's just what the doctor ordered. the bulls are onto something and the bears, tough road to hoe. stay with cramer. >> announcer: coming up, frozen smiles? while averages have soared this year, botox maker allergan stock has stalled. but, could it soon be ready to give your portfolio a lift? hold still. cramer's exclusive with the ceo is just ahead. [ male announcer ] what if you had thermal night-vision goggles, like in a special ops mission? you'd spot movement, gather intelligence with minimal collateral damage. but rather than neutralizing enemies in their sleep, you'd be targeting stocks to trade. well, that's what trade architect's heat maps do. they make you a trading assassin. trade archite
Sep 10, 2012 3:00pm EDT
could be a sign of life could now spell trouble. chad myers tells us why next. humans -- even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why, at liberty mutual insurance, auto policies come with new car replacement and accident forgiveness if you qualify. see what else comes standard at liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? i i had pain in my abdomen...g. it just wouldn't go away. i was spotting, but i had already gone through menopause. these symptoms may be nothing... but they could be early warning signs of a gynecologic cancer, such as cervical, ovarian, or uterine cancer. feeling bloated for no reason. that's what i remember. seeing my doctor probably saved my life. warning signs are not the same for everyone. if you think something's wrong... see your doctor. ask about gynecologic cancer. and get the inside knowledge. >>> right now in burbank, california, family and close friends of actor michael clarke duncan are saying their good-byes at the private personal ceremony. his fianc
Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
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Sep 5, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. now, i'm telling you, wolf blitzer's a hip man. he is. so is this guy, chad myers. we're going to talk about the super fast car, it's got four motors. it's so quiet, you will never hear a single engine. take a look. >> where the rubber meets the road, tires on asphalt is the loudest noise you'll hear from this auto. there's no engine growl to speak of because this super car is electric. and it's not from detroit, germany or even japan. this prototype comes from a small company in croatia. they already have an order from the royal family in abu dhabi. >> so, chad myers, you got a cool million to buy one of these? >> $980,000. i don't have that either. >> tell me about it. >> have you ever driven an electric car? >> yes. >> if you ever get to vegas or some place else, find a place called pole position raceway. there are these electric go-carts. they fly. they have so much torque. it must be the way of the future because i get excited. 1,100 and some odd horsepower. >> talks about the torque vectoring control system so each wheel is controlled by a separate engine. >> yep. because wh
Sep 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
. they are in bed with so many people. amgen, bristol-myers, pfizer. they have a new ceo coming in next month. where is he going to take this company? >> you know, i have never understood. this company is so despised, jim, it is so despised, and i've got to tell you, in the end, while it doesn't have a lot of growth, i don't think it's such a bad buy here. i do like, just for the record, i like bristol-myers a lot more. questcore may be a battlefield. it's a new product that's just what the doctor ordered. i think the bulls are on to something, and the bears, tough road to hoe. stay with cramer. >> announcer: coming up, frozen smiles? while averages have soared this year, botox maker allergan stock has stalled. but, could it soon be ready to give your portfolio a lift? hold still. cramer's exclusive with the ceo is just ahead. >>> it is time -- it is time for the lightning round! [ bell ringing ] and then the lightning round is over. are you ready, skeedaddy? >> invidia. >> people worry about the quarter. don't buy. harriet in ohio. >> caller: boo-yah, jim, from ohio. >> nice to have yo
Sep 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
the poor in america. >> this is vid rereleased by marines at fort myer. they are testing big dog. -- this is video released by marines at fort myer. it will follow its leader. it can travel to preset destinations guided by gps. >> that is scary. >> between that and rabid animals on the loose, we're back in a moment. so the 9:15 meeting looks like it's going to start a little late... um, but i uh... (interupting) oh okay - okay yup that's fine. excuse me - sorry. yes! vo: from the new, to the hard to find: when it's on your mind, it's on ebay™. >>> ahead in this morning's business beat, apple has unveiled the new five open 5. it will hit stores september 21st. people who got the chance to test it say it is lighter and easier to hold. the larger screen and inproved sound system using ear pods instead of ear bods are also drawing rave reviews. ahead in this hour, we'll check in with lauren demarco in the smart phone zone to check out of in the other features. >>> startling new numbers about just how many americans qualify as poor. first, let's get a check on the markets. lauren si
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
communicators in modern history. myers even pointed to a cnbc poll. the obama camp likes to remind volters that the president hasn't had as much time to prepare for the debates because he's busy being commander in chief. when it comes to just how how much debates matter it depens. >> most often debates don't make that big a difference. very few candidates win an election with a debate, but many have lost an election with a debate. >> reporter: in 1980, between ronald reagan and jimmy carter. and lloyd benson's wipe at dan quail in 1988. >> i served with jack kennedy, i knew jack kennedy, jack kennedy was a friend of mine, senator, you're not jack kennedy. >> reporter: then there were the moments that seemed to say momplt and george h.w. bush looking at his wash. governor rick perry's oops remark. romney's high dollar wager. >> a $10 bet? >> and obama's comment about hillary clinton. one thing analyst's agree on. >> he's got two very tough competing goals, be likable and may out a contrast. >> we have gotten to know barack obama pretty well, we have seen anymore as president for fou
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
america safe from fort myers virginia. >> good morning, washington. >> damage assessment after the aftermath of isaac. testing is underway on the louisiana beaches. officials want to know if it's related to the 2010 gulf oil spill. -- pelicans are washing ashore. 1300 homes damaged. many homes were inundated by flood waters which are still receiving. that number could be revised. >> we want to check in with adam caskey in the nation's capital. >> another warm and humid day. a mixture of sun and clouds and a few showers here and there. one of them in the shenandoah valley and front royal could get clipped by a shower this morning. 79 now washington, 73 in winchester if with light rain push east through winchester. seven v-8 in lexington park. highs in the upper 80s. a few more spotty showers into the afternoon and evening. those that pop up today could produce heavy rain. -- 78 degrees in lexington park. >> still ahead on this wednesday, the nfl kicks off their season tonight. some say the league is putting players at risk. >> a holiday boating trip turns into a rough ride for >> yo
Sep 20, 2012 3:00pm EDT
head toward los angeles and toward edwards air force base we'll bring you live pictures. chad myers will join me understand again. we want to get to politics. >>> politics, politics, politics here. short time ago, florida's the big story today. short time ago, president obama arrived in florida, miami. here he is. miami to be precise. mitt romney got there yesterday. he is still in florida today. and you've heard us say it before. when you look at the map of the 50 states florida with the 29 electoral votes is crucial to romney's hopes for election. look at the numbers here. florida, 29 electoral votes. today, the poll shows the president leading romney in florida by 5 percentage points. this is a fox news poll. this same poll shows a seven-point obama lead in virginia. that is as you know another huge electoral state that's being considered a toss-up this year and may be right now looks like tipping toward the president. also this, perhaps is the biggest news of all. president obama with the seven-point lead in ohio. cnn's peter hamby with me live in washington. let's start with th
Sep 7, 2012 11:00pm EDT
about astrazeneca. they're in bed with so many people. amjan,bristol mtoll myers. pfizer. >> this company is so despised, jim, it is so despised. i got to tell you, i think in the end while it doesn't have a lot of growth, i don't think it's such a bad buy here. i do like just for the record bristol-myers a lot more than i like astrazeneca. qescor might be a battlefield, okay? it's a new product that's just what the doctor ordered, though. i think the bulls are onto something and the bears? tough road to hoe. stay with cramer. >> coming up, frozen smiles? well, averages have saturday this year, botox maker allergen stock has stalled. but could it soon be ready to give your portfolio a lift? hold still. cramer's exclusive with its ceo is just ahead. how did i get here? dumb luck? or good decisions? ones i've made. ones we've all made. about marriage. children. money. about tomorrow. here's to good decisions. who matters most to you says the most about you. massmutual is owned by our policyholders so they matter most to us. massmutual. we'll help you get there. oh, hey alex. just pi
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